SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : soundtouch (SUSE-SU-2018:3070-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117994


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for soundtouch fixes the following security issue :

CVE-2018-1000223: Prevent buffer overflow in WavInFile::readHeaderBlock() that could have resulted in arbitrary code execution when opening maliocius file in soundstretch utility (bsc#1103676)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-2172=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2172=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2172=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2172=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117994

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3070-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/09

Modified: 2018/10/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libSoundTouch0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libSoundTouch0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:soundtouch, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:soundtouch-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:soundtouch-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000223